NR CHULMLEIGH | £475,000


An exceptionally well presented and very stylish SEMI-DETACHED BARN CONVERSION situated in an outstanding semi-rural location on a small development of similar properties offering spacious and well laid out FOUR BEDROOM and THREE BATHROOM family accommodation with OFF-ROAD PARKING & PRETTY ENCLOSED GARDEN
SITUATION Bull Pen Cottage is situated on the outskirts of Wembworthy a small village set in the heart of rural Devon offering local facilities including a village hall and a church whilst the nearby town of Chulmleigh offers a wider range of facilities and amenities including a good range of local shops including a shop, butcher, bakery, dairy, newsagent, hairdressers etc, along with both an excellent primary school and secondary school/community college, health centre, dental surgery, Post Office, churches, library, two public houses, a community run Sports Centre and a short 18 hole golf course. The market town of South Molton to the north and Crediton to the south both offer a more comprehensive range of facilities and the local railway station at Eggesford, 2 miles, provides a rail link between Exeter and Barnstaple. Road link is via the A377 or the North Devon Link Road, which can be easily accessed at South Molton. Barnstaple, North Devon's regional centre, and the Cathedral and University City of Exeter both offer the wide range of shopping, amenities and facilities one would expect from the county's principal town and city. Tiverton, the M5 motorway at Junction 27 and Tiverton Parkway station, providing a fast Intercity rail link to London Paddington, are both approximately forty-five minutes drive. There is also an international airport at Exeter.

There are excellent recreational and sporting facilities in the area with a range of Leisure Centres at Tiverton, Crediton and Barnstaple, near-by tennis courts and clubs, local rugby, football and cricket clubs, fishing in the rivers Taw and Torridge, further near-by golf courses at Libbaton, High Bullen and Down St Mary, excellent walking and riding in all directions, racecourses at Haldon Exeter and Newton Abbot, and sailing and water sports on North Devon's scenic and rugged coastline, being approximately three-quarters of an hours drive.


DESCRIPTION Bull Pen Cottage is a semi-detached barn conversion situated in an outstanding semi-rural location on the outskirts of Wembworthy allowing lovely far reaching wooded valley views of the Little Dart Valley. The property was originally converted in the early 2000's and is of traditional stone construction under a slate tiled roof, however the present owners have made several improvements of their own including installing new painted wood double glazed windows throughout, creating a lovely open plan Kitchen/Dining Room and tastefully redecorating throughout. Internally the beautifully presented and well laid out accommodation briefly comprises an Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room, a Sitting Room, a Study/Bedroom 4, and a ground floor Shower Room, whilst on the first floor there is a Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom, two further double Bedrooms and a family Bathroom. Bull Pen Cottage also benefits from all the traditional features one would expect from a property of this style and period including a feature vaulted ceilings with exposed roof timbers and an exposed stone fireplace in the Sitting Room housing a multi-fuel stove whilst modern additions include an oil-fired Rayburn for cooking, room heating, supplying domestic hot water and servicing the upstairs radiators. Outside and to the rear of the property there is a beautiful walled garden which has been beautifully planted to create a super Summer Seating area allowing lovely far reaching wooded valley views. At the front of the property a door leads out to a paved patio area and a shared quadrangle courtyard which creates an alternative seating area. Bull Pen Cottage also benefits from dedicated parking for one car and additional visitor parking.

REAR ENTRANCE From the parking area, a wooden ornamental gate leads into the Garden, where bi-fold doors open into the

OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING ROOM A super triple aspect room set under a vaulted ceiling with windows to the front and side and bi-fold doors leading out to the Garden, allowing an abundance of natural light. On one side are a range of matching bespoke cream shaker style units under a quartz work surface with quartz upstand, including and incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and the oil fired Rayburn for cooking, supplying domestic hot water and servicing the underfloor heating and upstairs radiators. On one side is a matching island unit incorporating cupboards under a quartz worksurface with seating area at one end allowing lovely rural wooded valley views. Further to one side is a large Dining Area allowing enough space for an eight seater table with space and point for a fridge freezer to the rear. The Kitchen/Dining Room is finished with feature part exposed stone walling, beamed ceilings, modern pendant lighting, TV point, underfloor heating and a slate flagstone floor. At the rear slate steps lead up to a pine door opening into the

SITTING ROOM Another good sized light and airy dual aspect room with windows to the front and rear and half glazed Front Door leading out to the patio and shared quadrangle courtyard. On one side there is an exposed stone fireplace housing a cast iron multi-fuel stove with stone hearth and inset heavy beam over. The Sitting Room also benefits from feature exposed stone walls, underfloor heating, modern wall lights, a TV point and slate flagstone flooring. At the rear of the room, stairs lead to the First Floor Landing and doors open into the Shower Room and the Study/Bedroom 4.

STUDY/ BEDROOM 4 A good sized room currently used as a Study but designed as a double bedroom with window to the front overlooking the courtyard, underfloor heating and wall lights.

SHOWER ROOM with partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle housing a stainless steel mixer shower with glazed shower screen to one side; a low level WC set below a window to the side; and a wall mounted wash hand basin with back lit mirror over. The Shower Room is finished with inset ceiling down lighting, chrome ladder towel rail, under floor heating and an attractive slate flagstone floor.

STAIRS AND LANDING Returning to the Sitting Room, oak stairs with wooden handrail to one side lead to the First Floor Landing with doors off to all rooms, window to the front overlooking the courtyard and allowing lovely far reaching views to open countryside in the distance. On one side is the Airing Cupboard housing the factory lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater and range of slatted shelving. The Landing is finished with exposed beams, central heating and hot water control panel and a retractable ladder leads to a fully boarded and insulated loft space.

MASTER BEDROOM A good sized dual aspect double bedroom with windows to the side and front allowing lovely wooded valley views, beamed ceiling, radiator and TV point. In one corner a pine door opens into the built-in wardrobe fitted with hanging rail, whilst on one side a further door opens into the

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a modern freestanding 'Porcelenosa' slipper bath with stainless steel mixer tap at one end with hand held shower attachment; a wall mounted wash hand basin with stainless steel mixer tap and storage drawer below; and a low level WC. The Bathroom is finished with a beamed ceiling, heated towel rail, downlighting, velux window and a matching ceramic tiled floor.

BEDROOM 2 A double bedroom with window to the front overlooking the courtyard, beamed ceiling and radiator. On one side is a built-in wardrobe fitted with hanging rail.

BEDROOM 3 Another double bedroom with window overlooking the rear Garden, beamed ceiling, radiator and built-in wardrobe to one side fitted with hanging rail.

BATHROOM A well fitted modern Bathroom with partially tiled walls and matching white suite comprising a panel bath with fully tiled splashbacks, stainless steel mixer tap and stainless steel mixer shower over with glazed shower screen to one side; low level WC; and wall mounted wash hand basin with drawer below and back lit mirror over. The Bathroom is finished with a matching ceramic tiled roof, heated towel rail, extractor fan, beamed ceiling and velux window.

OUTSIDE Bull Pen Cottage is approached over a shared gravel drive giving access to a dedicated parking space for one car and a wooden ornamental gate opening onto a paved path into the enclosed Garden which is partially paved with a timber decked area immediately to the rear of the house and an area of artificial grass beyond, all allowing lovely wooded views of the Little Dart Valley. The garden has been beautifully designed to include a pond to one side, some ornamental rose trees and some super cottage garden borders. On the side of the Kitchen extension there is a further paved area housing the oil tank. At the front of the cottage there is a further paved patio area creating a further summer seating area and providing access to the shared quadrangle courtyard.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and private drainage. Oil Fired Rayburn for cooking, room heating, providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators and underfloor heating. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment through the agent. Out of Hours Please Call 01769 580024
Floorplan for NR CHULMLEIGH